A public expectation, it has to be said, not of poetry as such but of political positions variously approvable by mutually disapproving groups.
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Seamus Heaney Quotes
The Ireland I now inhabit is one that these Irish contemporaries have helped to imagine.
In fact, in lyric poetry, truthfulness becomes recognizable as a ring of truth within the...
As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make...
Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.
Manifesting that order of poetry where we can at last grow up to that which...
But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the...
Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb...
I credit poetry for making this space-walk possible.
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within...
Without needing to be theoretically instructed, consciousness quickly realizes that it is the site of...
There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you.
When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that...
Even if the last move did not succeed, the inner command says move again.